insulins sensitivity
Guest blog from Designs For Health Resveratrol is a polyphenol with powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It has been widely publicized for its cardiovascular, anti-carcinogenic, and anti-aging benefits.  Resveratrol activates sirtuins, which can increase insulin sensitivity and protect against oxidative damage. Previous research with resveratrol has demonstrated improvements in dysglycemia and insulin sensitivity; however, there
protein diets, protéines

The Protein Leverage Hypothesis

Guest Blog by Designs for Health Could Skimping on Protein Make You Binge on Carbs and Fat? There seem to be two major camps in the diet wars: low fat and low carb. In the former, people go out of their way to buy skinless chicken and fat-free dairy, and their omelets are made from
Cardiovascular Disease, risque cardiovasculaire
Guest blog by Designs for Health New study demonstrates fat intake is associated with an overall lower mortality and a lower risk of cardiovascular disease The association between different macronutrients and their correlation with overall mortality and cardiovascular disease is controversial.  Fat often gets a bad reputation in traditional medicine, although integrative functional medicine doctors
Tagged under: cardiovascular, fat, health, heart, lipids
energy, Yin Reserve
Fact: we live in a stressful, productivity-driven society that imposes a fast pace upon us. We therefore need as much energy as we can muster if we want a shot at performing well in all areas of life. Sadly, more and more people are chronically fatigued by modern-day hectic lifestyle. As a result many turn to stimulants
Pre-Workout Meal
Neglecting your pre-workout meal is the sport equivalent of driving on an empty gas tank while wishing for the best. You must begin with the end in mind. A proper pre-workout meal will give you: 1.Energy 2.Mental drive 3.Focus Your goal will determine your priorities and dictate what to eat pre-workout. If hypertrophy is paramount, your
Here is the repost of my Facebook Live that took place on April 20th Did you miss it? Please like my Facebook page and select “See First” in the Following tab.   Live video I did on my Facebook page where I answered random questions.   00:18 Upcoming seminar series on Powerlifting with Stan Efferding
Carbohydrate food
Not making yourself anabolic post exercise is great mistake for any type of athlete. Or anyone interested in strength and muscle gains for that matter. Once the work is done in the gym, recovery becomes your number one priority. This is why you need to put some thoughts into your post workout meal to replenish
androgen, androgenos, testosterone, testosterona, estrógenos
We live in a toxic world, and this toxicity affects androgen levels at an epidemic level This is reflected in the air we breathe, the water we drink and the food we eat. But it is also present in the products we consume and we have at least some level of control over this. What
jus de citron
There is another one morning habit besides the meat and nuts breakfast that yields impressive results with minimal preparation time. That habit is drinking a glass of water with lime and salt upon waking up. It is a very effective trick that improves 3 major body systems in one sweeping gesture. In fact, it will positively impact
The good folks at are celebrating the 6th birthday of their website today. To celebrate they’re not only having a 50% off sale, but have also written up this must-read on how nutrition research actually works: it provides a great insight into where research fits in in regards to the choice of the foods you
Tagged under: diets, Nutrition, research